diversory

noun

plural -es
obsolete
: a place of shelter by the wayside

Word History

Etymology

Latin diversorium, alteration (influenced by divertere) of deversorium, from deversus (past participle of devertere to turn aside, go aside, turn in at an inn, lodge, from de- + vertere to turn) + -orium -ory

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“Diversory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diversory. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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